The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 990 980 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.21% 23.50% 27.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 63.34% 55.94% 66.23%
Number of salaries quoted 921 891 983
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1563 1752 1593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.22% 42.01% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1571 1448
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +3 85 £40,000 - 4
Stockport -2 56 £35,000 +11.11% 12
Oldham 0 21 £32,500 -2.61% 6
Altrincham +1 20 £45,000 +23.28% 7
Wigan 0 17 £42,500 +28.78% 4
Salford +5 16 £37,500 - 6
Cheadle -3 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Rochdale -2 6 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Bury - 3 £32,500 - 2
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 1118 (64.25%) .NET
2 1037 (59.60%) C#
3 910 (52.30%) SQL
4 868 (49.89%) ASP.NET
5 549 (31.55%) MVC
6 492 (28.28%) Microsoft
7 441 (25.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 410 (23.56%) T-SQL
9 402 (23.10%) JavaScript
10 394 (22.64%) Windows
11 393 (22.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 391 (22.47%) WCF
13 382 (21.95%) TDD
14 341 (19.60%) HTML
15 334 (19.20%) VB.NET
16 327 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
17 326 (18.74%) Finance
18 290 (16.67%) CSS
19 285 (16.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 279 (16.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 278 (15.98%) MS Excel
22 258 (14.83%) XML
23 257 (14.77%) Scrum
24 256 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
25 236 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
26 233 (13.39%) OO
27 222 (12.76%) .NET Framework
28 221 (12.70%) jQuery
29 218 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
30 216 (12.41%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 97 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 90 (5.17%) IIS
3 71 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 55 (3.16%) CMS
5 52 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (2.18%) Node.js
7 32 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 29 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 24 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 23 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
13 12 (0.69%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.57%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.46%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.34%) WordPress
18 5 (0.29%) Apache
18 5 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 278 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 22 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (1.03%) MS Office
5 7 (0.40%) SPSS
6 4 (0.23%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.057%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (1.09%) Magento
2 18 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 15 (0.86%) Agresso
3 15 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.52%) Visualfiles
5 7 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.23%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.23%) CA Clarity
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.057%) FRx
9 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.46%) Office 365
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.057%) SaaS
5 1 (0.057%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.057%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.05%) WAN
2 49 (2.82%) LAN
3 45 (2.59%) SAN
4 39 (2.24%) Firewall
5 31 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 23 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.21%) Internet
8 16 (0.92%) HTTP
9 14 (0.80%) Intranet
10 12 (0.69%) X.509
10 12 (0.69%) DNS
10 12 (0.69%) SSL
11 11 (0.63%) NAS
12 10 (0.57%) RFID
13 8 (0.46%) DHCP
14 7 (0.40%) Wireless
15 5 (0.29%) VPN
16 3 (0.17%) iSCSI
16 3 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (25.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 285 (16.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 279 (16.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 256 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 236 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 125 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
7 121 (6.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 81 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 80 (4.60%) MySQL
10 52 (2.99%) DB2
11 48 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
12 45 (2.59%) Oracle Database
13 41 (2.36%) OLAP
13 41 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
14 38 (2.18%) RDBMS
15 34 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 28 (1.61%) QlikView
17 23 (1.32%) NoSQL
18 17 (0.98%) MongoDB
19 16 (0.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 158 (9.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 97 (5.57%) Visual Studio
3 65 (3.74%) NUnit
4 48 (2.76%) Subversion
5 28 (1.61%) Moq
6 23 (1.32%) Selenium
7 20 (1.15%) Git (software)
8 13 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 12 (0.69%) ReSharper
9 12 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.69%) Mercurial
10 11 (0.63%) JUnit
11 10 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.40%) JIRA
13 5 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (0.23%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.23%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
15 3 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 2 (0.11%) PhoneGap
General
1 326 (18.74%) Finance
2 41 (2.36%) Retail
3 40 (2.30%) Marketing
4 31 (1.78%) Games
5 30 (1.72%) Legal
5 30 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 15 (0.86%) Advertising
7 13 (0.75%) Banking
8 12 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.46%) Back Office
12 5 (0.29%) Local Government
12 5 (0.29%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.23%) Electronics
14 3 (0.17%) Military
14 3 (0.17%) Law
15 1 (0.057%) Billing
15 1 (0.057%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.057%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1148 (65.98%) Developer
2 504 (28.97%) .NET Developer
3 407 (23.39%) C# Developer
4 252 (14.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 209 (12.01%) Analyst
6 207 (11.90%) Senior Developer
7 188 (10.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 164 (9.43%) Web Developer
9 159 (9.14%) Software Developer
10 151 (8.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 85 (4.89%) DBA
12 83 (4.77%) Senior C# Developer
13 82 (4.71%) Consultant
14 81 (4.66%) SQL Developer
15 78 (4.48%) C# Web Developer
16 77 (4.43%) SQL DBA
17 71 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
18 68 (3.91%) Senior .NET Developer
18 68 (3.91%) .NET Software Developer
19 63 (3.62%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1118 (64.25%) .NET
2 868 (49.89%) ASP.NET
3 393 (22.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 391 (22.47%) WCF
5 341 (19.60%) HTML
6 290 (16.67%) CSS
7 258 (14.83%) XML
8 222 (12.76%) .NET Framework
9 221 (12.70%) jQuery
10 216 (12.41%) Web Services
11 172 (9.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 140 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 123 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 122 (7.01%) LINQ
15 118 (6.78%) WinForms
16 113 (6.49%) Ajax
17 109 (6.26%) WPF
18 81 (4.66%) HTML5
19 72 (4.14%) Razor View Engine
19 72 (4.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (3.74%) Computer Science
2 56 (3.22%) N-Tier
3 39 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 35 (2.01%) Clustering
6 34 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 27 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.49%) Replication
9 25 (1.44%) NHS
10 21 (1.21%) iPhone
11 16 (0.92%) Open Source
11 16 (0.92%) Social Media
12 14 (0.80%) Data Extraction
13 13 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.75%) Statistics
14 12 (0.69%) PKI
15 11 (0.63%) Visualisation
15 11 (0.63%) Data Integration
16 10 (0.57%) W3C
17 9 (0.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 394 (22.64%) Windows
2 101 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (3.51%) Android
5 47 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (2.47%) Windows 8
7 39 (2.24%) Windows XP
8 36 (2.07%) UNIX
8 36 (2.07%) Linux
9 34 (1.95%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 8 (0.46%) AIX
12 5 (0.29%) Windows CE
12 5 (0.29%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.23%) HPUX
13 4 (0.23%) Solaris
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.057%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (31.55%) MVC
2 382 (21.95%) TDD
3 327 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (14.77%) Scrum
5 233 (13.39%) OO
6 218 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
7 176 (10.11%) E-Commerce
8 153 (8.79%) Web Development
9 138 (7.93%) Project Management
10 98 (5.63%) Unit Testing
11 97 (5.57%) Software Engineering
12 94 (5.40%) ITIL
13 82 (4.71%) OOD
14 78 (4.48%) Web Application Development
14 78 (4.48%) BDD
15 77 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
16 76 (4.37%) ETL
17 60 (3.45%) UML
18 52 (2.99%) Pair Programming
18 52 (2.99%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1037 (59.60%) C#
2 910 (52.30%) SQL
3 410 (23.56%) T-SQL
4 402 (23.10%) JavaScript
5 334 (19.20%) VB.NET
6 106 (6.09%) Java
7 52 (2.99%) VB
8 46 (2.64%) PHP
9 32 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 29 (1.67%) C++
11 28 (1.61%) VBScript
12 19 (1.09%) Ruby
13 15 (0.86%) VBA
14 14 (0.80%) C
15 7 (0.40%) Python
15 7 (0.40%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.34%) VB6
17 5 (0.29%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.29%) XPath
18 4 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 165 (9.48%) Degree
2 125 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 74 (4.25%) MCTS
4 63 (3.62%) MCP
5 36 (2.07%) MCAD
5 36 (2.07%) MCSD
6 32 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (1.84%) CCNA
7 25 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (1.32%) NCDA
9 21 (1.21%) MCSE
10 14 (0.80%) ISEB
11 11 (0.63%) MCITP
12 10 (0.57%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.17%) MCSA
16 3 (0.17%) MCPD
17 2 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.59%) QA
2 20 (1.15%) SLA
3 11 (0.63%) WAI
4 9 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.29%) BS7799
5 5 (0.29%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.29%) HL7
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.82%) vSphere
4 34 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.46%) XenApp
5 8 (0.46%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.23%) UAG
7 4 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.23%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.23%) Squid
8 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.11%) vCloud
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.057%) XenServer
10 1 (0.057%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (2.13%) SCOM
2 34 (1.95%) SCCM
3 7 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.29%) OpenView
6 4 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.23%) Puppet
6 4 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.23%) MOM
6 4 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.11%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.057%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 492 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 171 (9.83%) Oracle
3 100 (5.75%) VMware
4 52 (2.99%) Sybase
5 46 (2.64%) NetApp
6 43 (2.47%) Citrix
7 38 (2.18%) SAP
8 36 (2.07%) Cisco
9 28 (1.61%) Google
10 19 (1.09%) Adobe
11 18 (1.03%) HP
11 18 (1.03%) Business Objects
12 17 (0.98%) IBM
13 16 (0.92%) Tableau
13 16 (0.92%) Twitter
14 15 (0.86%) Zend
15 14 (0.80%) Cognos
16 11 (0.63%) Facebook
17 9 (0.52%) Teradata
18 8 (0.46%) Sitecore
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